Scarab beetle pushing up a tiny red sun represents Khebera, the
Lord of the Dawn, who brings the sunrise with every day. The ancient
Egyptians made this association because they noticed that scarab
beetles put their eggs in a ball of dung which they tend to push
in an eastwards direction; hence the correlation to an unseen force
that pushes up the ball of the sun on the eastern horizon.
of its shape when viewed from above, the scarab also represents
the three lobes of the brain, and hence the higher mind or crown